Events at the Humanities and Social Sciences Library

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 3:15 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

In late February 1793, a report landed on the desk of Daniel Hailes, the British diplomatic representative in Copenhagen, stating that a French privateer had been sighted off the Southern-Norwegian coastal town of Mandal. This was the start of what would become a long-lasting debate between Great Britain on the one hand, and the dual-monarchy of Denmark-Norway on the other. 

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Time and place: June 2, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, HumSams Extraordinary Library on Zoom

Almost finished and close to delivering your assignment, but have questions about your reference practice and reference lists? We will help you as far as we can!

Tegning av bøker, ipad, telefon, blyant
Time and place: May 28, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, HumSams Extraordinary Library on Zoom

Almost finished and close to delivering your assignment, but have questions about your reference practice and reference lists? We will help you as far as we can!

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Time and place: May 19, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Almost finished and close to delivering your assignment, but have questions about your reference practice and reference lists? We will help you as far as we can!

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Time and place: May 7, 2020 5:00 PM7:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

CANCELLED as a measure to prevent transmission of the corona virus!

Take a break from your exam preparations and relax with a film screening! 

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Time and place: Apr. 30, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

What is fair use of sources and where does the limit for gray zone cases go? We help you navigate both obvious and non-obvious gray zones and minefields.

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Time and place: Apr. 16, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Have you chosen your style? APA, Chicago, Harvard, or MLA? We can help you with referencing and reference styles.

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Time and place: Apr. 2, 2020 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

CANCELLED as a measure to prevent transmission of the corona virus! 

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Time and place: Mar. 17, 2020 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

CANCELLED as a measure to prevent transmission of the corona virus! 

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Time and place: Mar. 17, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

CANCELLED as a measure to prevent transmission of the corona virus.  The Library is closed.

Drop-in session for those who have chosen a topic and are doing a literature review. We show you how searching databases and using good keywords can help you get a complete overview of your topic and find the most important sources.

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Time and place: Mar. 12, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you have questions about using EndNote or Zotero? Completely blank or a bit stuck? Visit our drop-in session and get help!

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Time and place: Mar. 11, 2020 3:15 PM4:15 PM, Scene HumSam, ground floor, Georg Sverdrups hus

AVLYST/CANCELLED som tiltak for å hindre smitte av korona-viruset! What can marriage symbolism tell us about representation and about cognition in the middle ages? In this book edited by Line Cecilie Engh, medievalists engage with both medieval and modern theories of representation and cognition to grapple with questions of the impact of marriage symbolism on ideas and practice in the early Christian and medieval period.

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Time and place: Mar. 5, 2020 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

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Time and place: Feb. 26, 2020 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Are you struggling to formulate a problem for your assignment? Good literature searches with keywords can help you get started. Visit our drop-in session and get help! 

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Time and place: Feb. 14, 2020 5:00 PM7:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

The International Student Reception and the Humanities and Social Sciences Library at UiO welcomes you to a Valentine's day film screening of Crazy, Stupid, Love!

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2020 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2019 3:15 PM4:15 PM, Ground floor, Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Music is seen as the most immaterial of the arts, and recorded music as a progress of dematerialization—an evolution from physical discs to invisible digits. In Decomposed, Kyle Devine offers another perspective.

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2019 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

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Time and place: Oct. 29, 2019 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Scene HumSam, ground floor, Georg Sverdrups hus

Open talk by Professor Lloyd Pratt, Oxford! How does Frederick Douglass's account of plain reading fit with his investment in rhetorical play elsewhere in his public discourse? Pratt also examines how the relative inattention to African American intellectual history in recent calls for new modes of reading in the humanities has undersold the complexity of African American thinking on the relation of reading to politics.

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2019 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2019 3:15 PM6:00 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Life as a student or gründer can sometimes feel both overwhelming and chaotic. Therefore INSJ and FOP invite you to take part in a different and inspiring event to give you the tools for how to make it without losing your mind.

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Time and place: Sep. 13, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Scene HumSam

Literary Visions assembles, in English translation, more than 40 prose texts of modern Arabic, Turkish, Persian, and Hebrew fiction that shed light on modern Middle Eastern lifeworlds.

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Time and place: Sep. 10, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Get an update on what is currently happening in Kashmir, in this seminar with psychological and medical anthropologist Dr. Saiba Varma.

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Time and place: May 29, 2019 9:15 AM11:00 AM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Why did the twelfth-century canons at the Lateran church in Rome claim the presence of the Ark of the Covenant inside their high altar? Eivor Oftestad's new book argues that the claim responded to new challenges in the aftermath of the First Crusade in 1099. Welcome to book launch! 

Time and place: Apr. 5, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Illinois State University Professor of History Andrew Hartman is currently at work on his third book, "Karl Marx in America". According to Hartman, to read and think about Karl Marx is to grapple with the modern world that capitalism has made.